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Printing in Plastic

release date: Jun 03, 2011
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Printing in Plastic
Printing in Plastic: Build Your Own 3D Printer is your gateway into the exciting world of personal fabrication. The “printer” that you'll build from this book is a personal fabricator capable of creating small parts and other objects from drops of molten plastic. Design a part using a modeling tool such as Google SketchUp. Then, watch while the fabricator head sweeps back and forth and upwards, depositing plastic in all the right places. You can build anything from a replacement tab to hold a bookshelf in place, to a small art project, to a bashguard for your bicycle. If you can conceive it and design it, you can build it, and you'll have fun doing it! Printing in Plastic is aimed at creative people comfortable using power tools such as a table saw, circular saw, and drill press. Authors James Kelly and Patrick Hood-Daniel lead you through building a personal fabrication machine based upon a set of blueprints downloaded from their website. Example projects get you started in designing and fabricating your own parts. Bring your handyman skills, and apply patience during the build process. You too can be the proud owner of a personal fabricator—a three-dimensional printer. Leads you through building a personal fabrication machine capable of creating small parts and objects from plastic Provides example projects to get you started on the road to designing and fabricating your own parts Provides an excellent parent/child, or small group project

LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT

release date: Mar 01, 2007
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LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT
Through the use of a fictional story, this book details how to build and design robots. Max, the story's main character, is part of an archaeological expedition investigating a newly discovered Mayan pyramid. During the expedition, the team encounters various problems, each solved with the help of a unique robot that Max creates using the Lego Mindstorms NXT kit. Although the book reveals possible robotic solutions and offers detailed information on how to build and program each robot, readers are encouraged to come up with their own. The book includes complete building theory information and provides worksheets for brainstorming.

Getting StartED with Windows Live Movie Maker

release date: Apr 14, 2010
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Getting StartED with Windows Live Movie Maker
Windows Live Movie Maker is a small but powerful movie editing application from Microsoft. It is a complete rewrite of the old Movie Maker software with a new audience in mind. The focus of this new edition is on giving you the power to quickly create movies and slideshows to share with your friends and family. The movies can be a combination of your favorite pictures and home movies set to your own soundtrack. You can add cool effects to transition between scenes, and captions to add a narrative to your movie. With Movie Maker, users can: Edit digital video and photos, including adding music and narration Apply animation effects to videos and photos Create DVDs for personal use, including menu systems for navigation

DK Readers L2: Story of Coding

release date: Jun 06, 2017
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DK Readers L2: Story of Coding
Discover the history of computers and coding, from Ada Lovelace's initial idea of computer programming to today's coding languages like Scratch, Python, Javascript, and more, in this Level 2 nonfiction reader featuring photographs, diagrams, fun facts, and strong visual clues. What exactly is a computer? How do they work? What is a code? What are the different coding languages and how are the used today? The Story of Coding, written by GeekDad's James Floyd Kelly, will explore it all, while also building reading skills and teaching exciting vocabulary. Perfect for 5-7 year olds beginning to read fluently with support, Level 2 titles contain carefully selected photographic images to complement the text, providing strong visual clues to build vocabulary and confidence. Additional information spreads are full of extra fun facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles such as diagrams and activities. Series Overview: Trusted by parents, teachers, and librarians, and loved by kids, DK's leveled reading series is now revised and updated. With shiny new jackets and brand-new nonfiction narrative content on the topics kids love, each book is written and reviewed by literacy experts and contains a glossary and index, making them the perfect choice for helping develop strong reading habits for kids ages 3-11.

Planes, Gliders and Paper Rockets

release date: Oct 22, 2015
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Planes, Gliders and Paper Rockets
Do helicopters need more or less energy to stay in the sky than an airplane? What pushes a rocket to leave the atmosphere? Why can airplanes have smaller motors than helicopters? Help your students learn the answers to these and other questions! Written for educators, homeschoolers, parents--and kids!--this fully illustrated book provides a fun mix of projects, discussion materials, instructions, and subjects for deeper investigation around the basics of homemade flying objects. With the projects in this book, you can spend more time learning and experimenting, and less time planning and preparing. Complete with download links to PDF templates that expand your teaching, this is your one-stop manual for learning about, interacting with, and being curious about airflow, gravity, torque, power, ballistics, pressure, and force. In Make: Planes, Gliders, and Paper Rockets, you'll make and experiment with: Paper catapult helicopter--add an LED light for night launches! Pull-string stick helicopter Rubber band airplane Simple sled kite 25-cent quick-build kite Air rockets with a parachute or a glider Foam air rocket Rocket stands Bounce rocket Low- and high-pressure rocket launchers

FIRST LEGO League

release date: Jan 01, 2008
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FIRST LEGO League
Provides information on the workings and structure of a FIRST LEGO league competition, covering such topics as organizing a team, finding equipment and funding, designing and building robots, and using strategies and techniques to increase scores.

LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3

release date: Mar 17, 2017
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LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3
Through the use of a fictional story, this book details how to build and design robots. Max, the story's main character, is part of an archaeological expedition investigating a newly discovered Mayan pyramid. During the expedition, the team encounters various problems, each solved with the help of a unique robot that Max creates using the Lego Mindstorms NXT kit. Although the book reveals possible robotic solutions and offers detailed information on how to build and program each robot, readers are encouraged to come up with their own. The book includes complete building theory information and provides worksheets for brainstorming.

LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: Mars Base Command

release date: Dec 22, 2011
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LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: Mars Base Command
Congratulations! You’re on Mars Base Alpha, the first human outpost on the red planet. Don’t relax, though. It’s not all roses and unicorns up here. Mars isn’t called "The Bringer of War" for nothing! You’ve just been rained on by a meteor shower and it’s up to you—you!—to put your LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robotics skills to work to save the day, and the base! And that’s only the beginning of the challenges that lie ahead. LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: Mars Base Command is a book of challenge. It’s about challenging yourself to design and build robots to solve problems, tough problems. Taking a similar approach to best-selling LEGO author James Kelly’s other books, this book presents a series of four challenges in the setting of mankind’s first-ever manned base on the planet Mars. Each challenge begins with a backstory to set the scene. You’re given instructions for constructing a playing field, including devices that your eventual robot must manipulate. Your job is to build a robot that will execute the challenge and garner you the most points. The book requires the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Education Resource Set. Scoring sheets are included that allow for the book’s use in educational and group settings. Teachers can base lesson plans around the different concepts taught in each challenge. Groups and clubs can choose to run mini-competitions in which teams or individuals compete against each other in a race to save the base. LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: Mars Base Command is an excellent choice for an individual, a group, or a teacher wishing to learn about and have more fun with LEGO’s best-selling robotics platform. Please note: the print version of this title is black & white; the eBook is full color.

Digital Engineering with Minecraft

release date: Sep 19, 2015
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Digital Engineering with Minecraft
Digital Engineering with Minecraft Create amazing objects for Minecraft—and learn valuable real-world 3D design skills! Transform yourself into a Minecraft “engineer!” Discover how to create great Minecraft objects and structures fast, and push your creative skills to the max. You’ll have a blast, but that’s not all! You’ll learn how to use powerful 3D digital design and CAD tools—the same kinds of tools professionals use to earn big money in the “real” world! Best-selling tech author James Floyd Kelly covers all you’ll need to know, starting nearly every chapter with an amazing project. Kelly guides you through each step of designing your objects outside Minecraft, and then importing them to your game, where they can come to life! You’ll master powerful techniques using Tinkercad, 123D Creature, 123D Catch, 123D Sculpt, MCEdit, i-funbox, Online-Convert, and more. Think you can’t create incredible Minecraft stuff like this? Using Digital Engineering with Minecraft’s crystal-clear, step-by-step instructions and full-color photos, you can! Find great 3D objects on Thingiverse and import them to Minecraft with MCEdit Create hidden “secret entrances” with maze makers and Online-Convert Master key Tinkercad skills, including shape creation, rotation, resizing, and grouping Create and export monsters with 123D Creature Put yourself in the game with 123D Catch: stitch your selfies into a complete 3D model Generate rollercoasters and other landscapes in 123D Sculpt—without slow block-by-block in-game editing Create hollow wireframe domes to transform any terrain into a battle arena View your Minecraft worlds in 3D using a simple technique James Floyd Kelly is an avid maker, tinkerer, CAD expert and teacher. He excels at taking complex technology and finding a way to demystify it for non-technical readers. Kelly has written more than 25 guides to a wide variety of technical subjects, including Open Source software, LEGO robotics, 3D printing, and game programming. His recent books include Ultimate iPad and 3D Printing. He has degrees in both industrial engineering and English. Minecraft is a trademark of Mojang Synergies / Notch Development AB. This book is not affiliated with or sponsored by Mojang Synergies / Notch Development AB.

The Ultimate Player's Guide to LEGO Dimensions [Unofficial Guide]

release date: Jul 15, 2016
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The Ultimate Player's Guide to LEGO Dimensions [Unofficial Guide]
The Ultimate Player’s Guide to LEGO® Dimensions™, Unofficial Guide Your Adventure Begins! In LEGO® Dimensions™, you can bring together all your favorite heroes, from Batman™ to Scooby-Doo™, or The LEGO® Movie to The Lord of the Rings™. To master this great game, you need a great guide. Here it is! You’ll love this full-color book no matter how old you are–whether you’re a player or a parent who wants to help your kids succeed. It will help you discover Dimensions’ most powerful secrets–and it’s so easy! James Floyd Kelly guides you through everything: setup, rules, characters, vehicles, puzzles, game play, strategies, and more. You’ll get started quickly, explore the entire Starter Pack, master all the adventure worlds…even the Bonus Levels! You won’t just read: This is your complete traveler’s notebook, packed with space for planning your travels, sharing your discoveries, and even displaying your own game pictures! · Set up the game and start your adventure · Explore and fix the broken gateway · Survive meltdown at Sector 7-G, and beat the Joker-Bot · Team up Wyldstyle, Batman, and Gandalf to defeat Master Chen · Overcome Cybermen and Daleks in your Doctor Who™ adventure · Defeat Sauron and Two-Face in the streets of Metropolis · Liberate Minas Tirith from The Riddler and his army of orcs · Master the tricky new puzzles in LEGO Movie Story Mode · Transform yourself to escape the citadel and defeat Lord Vortech · Enter DC World with Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Joker, or Bane · Save Bricksburg! Restore the Saloon, Billboards, Rainbow, and Octan Tower · Master six bonus levels: Back to the Future™, The Simpsons™, Portal™ 2, Doctor Who, Ghostbusters™, and Mystery World Bonus: Available online only are two appendixes: “Character Abilities” and “Vehicles and Upgrades.” See the table of contents for more information.
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